“Star provide a first class service based upon deep knowledge of the actuarial market“

Client Proposition

SERVICE

  • We are straightforward and quick to act.
  • We work closely with clients to understand their needs.
  • We work closely with candidates, often exclusively.
  • We have one of the actuarial market's most recognisable brands.
  • We are one of the leading advertisers in The Actuary magazine and one of the most active recruitment companies on The Actuary’s electronic jobs website.
  • We apply original thinking. Star Actuarial are constantly evolving our business to be the best in the market. We have recently invested in a number of innovative marketing campaigns to generate candidates. We have adopted client branded advertising, sponsor various industry events and have helped clients fill difficult vacancies by thinking creatively about potential solutions.
  • We offer advice and insight to candidates based on a detailed understanding of the actuarial market.
  • We are able to interpret and deliver client messages to candidates with clarity and conviction, differentiating our clients from other companies recruiting in this competitive market.
  • We provide salary benchmarking services to our clients and insight into successful recruitment and retention strategies that are being employed in the market. The market for actuarial talent is very competitive. An efficient recruitment process is a key differentiator for securing the best talent.
  • We offer competitive rates without compromising on quality.
  • We offer the full range of recruitment solutions - contingency, retainer, sole agency, search and selection.

TRUSTED ADVICE

  • We take an honest and ethical approach in all of our dealings with candidates and clients.
  • We offer complete feedback to both clients and candidates.
  • We will never send you a CV without the express permission of the candidate.
  • We know what we are talking about. Our consultants have over 165 years of experience within the actuarial and recruitment market and over 85 years’ experience in technical actuarial roles across pensions, non-life insurance, healthcare and investment.
  • The quality of our consultants and the advice that we give to candidates create high levels of trust which allow us to successfully manage candidate expectations and give them a realistic appreciation of our clients’ job offers. This means that more of our assignments lead to a successful placement and our clients are able to offer good value remuneration and avoid excessive compensation.
  • Our consultants are actively involved within the industry and are regular conference attendees. We are highly credible, visible and approachable. Our networking activity and market knowledge help us attract the best actuarial talent available.

RESULTS

Since being founded in 2009:

  • Star Actuarial Futures has helped more than 120 different companies hire new actuaries.
  • We have made more than 45 placements with one client alone.
  • Our clients include Asset Managers, Insurers, Mutuals, Consultancies, Financial Services Providers, Banks, Brokers, Reinsurers and Syndicates.
  • We have filled vacancies from graduate to Chief Actuary level with permanent remuneration packages ranging from £20,000 pa to over £300,000 pa.
  • Examples of these roles include Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Director, Head of Actuarial Services, Head of Capital Projects, Corporate Pensions Actuary, Investment Consultant, Risk Actuary, Pricing Actuary, Capital Analyst and Reserving Analyst.
  • We have made placements on a permanant and interim basis across life and non-life insurance, pensions, investment, risk and healthcare.
  • We have made successful placements in London, the South East, the South West, the Midlands, the North West, the North East, Scotland and also overseas.

AWARDS

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 – Actuarial Post: Agency of the Year
  • 2012 – Incisive Media: Recruiter of Choice
  • 2011 - Leading Insurer: Best Performing Agency of the Year

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